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  • "The threat to civilian aircraft from shoulder-fired missiles is well known, and it's a concern for many governments, particularly because of the breakdown in government during recent years in Syria, Iraq and Libya, which has resulted in these weapons proliferating on those battlefields and beyond," said Bill Roggio, a scholar focused on terrorism issues at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies in Washington.

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  • "Given the location of where this occurred, it seems more possible that it's a byproduct of the Ukraine-Russia conflict rather than anything related to the jihadist threat associated with the proliferation of shoulder-fired missiles," Mr. Roggio said.

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